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Barry Herniman

Barry Herinman is a full time professional artist who lives in Ross-on-Wye in the Wye Valley and his first solo exhibition was predominantly of local Wye Valley scenes.

He has been painting landscapes and seascapes for many years and his favourite medium is watercolour, its immediacy and transparency is hard to beat and he never tires of watching the colours mix and mingle on the paper. Although he also paints in Acrylic, Pastels and mixed media.

Whenever he can he likes to paint “en plein air” to capture the sense of place in a quick and vibrant manner. Barry says “Landscapes are my first love and there can be few things more challenging and exciting than painting and sketching in front of my chosen subjects.

Whether I am in the heart of the country, perched on a coastal cliff or in the middle of a busy city taking in all the sights and sounds is a pure joy.”

He travels extensively both home and abroad doing demonstrations and workshops to Art Clubs and Societies. He also tutors a variety of overseas painting holidays to some fascinating locations.

He won the SAA Artist of the Year Award, is a regular contributor to The Artist magazine and has produced teaching CDs, DVDs and books including his new book “Barry Herniman’s Travelling Sketchbook”.

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